Title

Fear Itself

Document Type

Article

Organization

The Office for Intellectual Freedom of the American Library Association

Publication Date

8-7-2017

Abstract

It is shocking. It is. But the facts on the ground show clearly that journalists and the free press in America are under attack by the president of the United States, non-state actors, and in all likely-hood, foreign powers. In 2017. In America. Take a minute. I know the dog days of August are upon us. I know that it has been a long year — disheartening, hopeful and maddening. It is not normal. So I, along with many other people from varied backgrounds and walks of life, are stepping up to literally defend the role of journalists and the free press in American society.

Publication Title

Intellectual Freedom Blog

Forum Page URL

http://www.oif.ala.org/oif/